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If I qualify for medical marijuana, is it legal for me to purchase it on the street?

Learn the Law Around Medical Marijuana

Purchasing marijuana on the street and not from a proper licensed source is illegal according to Canadian Criminal Law. In order to purchase marijuana legally, you need to be federally licensed to possess and use medical marijuana through Health Canada. Even then, all marijuana must be purchased through licensed growers. Unfortunately, even though you think you may have purchased your medical drug legally on the street because you are covered, according to the law you can be convicted of possession.

Leora Shemesh is a Toronto Criminal Lawyer who specializes in Marijuana and Drug Related Cases

If you are facing drug related charges in Toronto, it is essential for you to speak with a Toronto drug lawyer. With the serious implications of drug related charges, it is highly suggested that you receive council from an experienced criminal lawyer in Toronto who is well versed in law surrounding recreational possession and medical marijuana.

If you or someone you care about is facing marijuana drug charges, call 416.944.8111 or contact us online to speak with a top Toronto drug lawyer. As a seasoned criminal lawyer I have defended all types of marijuana and drug related charges from simple possession to trafficking.

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